Fruit & Nuts
Michigan State University Extension provides educational programs and publications based on applied research for Michigan fruit crops including apples, pears, blueberries, chestnuts, brambles, plums, cherries, grapes, peaches, strawberries and hops. These educational resources provide valuable help to Michigan growers and consumers regarding fruit pest management, food safety, business management, food processing, horticultural practices, irrigation and weed management.
February 25, 2015 | James DeDecker | Pesticide applicators in northern Michigan can now keep their certifications current with minimal investment in time and travel.
February 25, 2015 | Diane Brown | Michigan hop growers should be aware of the several changes from 2014 for pesticides registered for use, including new special local needs labels and newly available fungicides and insecticides.
February 23, 2015 | Ron Goldy | Increasing your bottom line may not require adding a completely new skill set. It may mean just using the skills you already possess to provide crops to a new customer base.
February 20, 2015 | Duke Elsner | If you could not attend the 2015 Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show, you can view the presentation materials at the MSU Growing Grapes for Juice and Wine website.
February 17, 2015 | Dennis Fulbright | Registration is now open for the 2015 Midwest Nut Producers Council annual meeting held March 14 in Clarksville, Michigan.
February 16, 2015 | Stan Moore | Upcoming Agriculture Labor and Farm Safety Meetings will be held in Bad Axe and Shepherd, Michigan.
February 16, 2015 | Bill Shane | Michigan Spring Peach Update attendees will learn ways to improve their profitability with educational sessions and discussions on growing and marketing high quality peaches and nectarines.
February 11, 2015 | Mallory Fournier | Research findings on Michigan wine tasting rooms reveal better understanding of increasing wine tourists and enhancing their experience.
February 10, 2015 | Rob Sirrine | Growers and processors interested in expanding their markets can connect with retail and institutional buyers at this annual event.
February 9, 2015 | Dennis Pennington | Commodity markets have adjusted over the last 12 months, have you? Here are 10 strategies for long-term success on your farm.
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Date: Mar 6, 2015
Location: Michigamme Room, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Date: Mar 9, 2015 - Mar 13, 2015
Location: Michigan State University, Crop and Soil Science Teaching and Research (Agronomy Farm), 4450 Beaumont Rd. East Lansing, MI 48825
Date: Mar 10, 2015
Location: SW Michigan Research & Extension Center, 1791 Hillandale Rd, Benton Harbor, MI 49022
- Agricultural Literacy
- Breakfast on the Farm
- Farm Bill
- Grape Days
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Conference
- Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Christmas Trees
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Michigan Spring Peach Update
- Northwest Orchard & Vineyard Show
- Pollinators and Pollination
- Statewide & Regional Fruit Meetings
- Tilling the Soil of Opportunity
- Tree Fruit Integrated Pest Management School